Even with the Covid-19 crisis understandably dominating the agenda, the ‘Sports Rorts’ scandal just won’t go away, and with good reason.
At the start of the covid-19 pandemic we raised concerns that emergency powers could be used to undermine accountability and wind back regulatory oversight.
Any crisis brings an increased risk of corruption, bribery, fraud and integrity violations – COVID 19 is no different
As Australia and the rest of the world deal with the deadly outbreak of Covid-19 and its economic fallout, many countries have declared states of emergency to deal with the crisis. But at what cost to our democracy?
We at Transparency International Australia wish you well during these challenging times as we respond to the COVID-19 virus. We are each trying to do our best to keep ourselves and others as safe and healthy as possible, and this comes with considerable personal sacrifice.